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Makda Weatherspoon

Senior Lecturer

White Hall, Room 401

mgw49@cornell.edu
607-254-1512

Overview

Makda Weatherspoon is a Lecturer of Arabic Language in the Department of Near Eastern Studies. She is the co-author of the Arabic textbook "Arabiyyat al-Naas Part I". Her academic interests include Corpus Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Arabic language pedagogy, Curriculum Development, the use of films for teaching language and culture, and more specifically, integrating technology within a communicative approach to language teaching. She is a faculty advisor to a number of on-campus student organizations.

Courses:

Elementary Arabic

Intermediate Arabic

Advanced Arabic

Arabic Language through Film

Departments/Programs

  • Near Eastern Studies

Courses